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There are 5 ways to get from Fort St. John to Vernon by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Kelowna  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Kelowna (YLW) YXJ - YLW

$192 - $405

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Bus  •  19 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
  2. Take the bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops
  3. Take the bus from Kamloops to Vernon, BC

$78 - $151

3 alternative options

Fly to Kamloops, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Kamloops (YKA) YXJ - YKA
  2. Take the bus from Kamloops to Vernon, BC

$186 - $547

Fly to Penticton, bus  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Fort St John (YXJ) to Penticton (YYF) YXJ - YYF
  2. Take the bus from Penticton to Vernon, BC

$186 - $625

Drive  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Fort St. John to Vernon 722.2 miles

$95 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon is to bus which costs $100 - $200 and takes 19 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon is to fly which costs $250 - $550 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fort St. John to Vernon. However, there are services departing from Fort St. John and arriving at Vernon, BC via Dominion at 7th Ave, Prince George, BC and Kamloops. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 33 min.

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The distance between Fort St. John and Vernon is 673 km. The road distance is 1155.6 km.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 33 min and costs $100 - $200.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Fort St. John to Vernon, including transfers.

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Fort St. John to Vernon bus services, operated by BC Bus North, depart from Fort St. John station.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Vernon is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs $250 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $200 and takes 19 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h and has one stopover.

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Fort St. John to Vernon bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Vernon, BC station.

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Map of how to get from Fort St. John to Vernon.
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  • Distance: 420.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

What companies run services between Fort St. John, BC, Canada and Vernon, BC, Canada?

Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet fly from Fort St. John to Vernon hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fort St. John to Vernon via Prince George, Dominion at 7th Ave, Patricia at 10th Ave, Prince George, BC, and Kamloops in around 19 h 33 min.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver, Calgary
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Fort St John to Kamloops via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Fort St John to Penticton via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Vancouver, Victoria
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary, Edmonton
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Calgary, Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Fort St John to Kamloops via Calgary
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Central Mountain Air
Website
flycma.com
Flights from Fort St John to Kelowna via Prince George
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $380
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Kamloops to Vernon, BC
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Penticton to Vernon, BC
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Prince George, BC to Kamloops
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$30 - $45
Online Fare
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$50 - $80
Refundable
$55 - $85
BC Bus North
Phone
1-844-564-7494
Website
bcbus.ca
Bus from Fort St. John to Prince George
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
bcbus.ca

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Vernon is 1 h behind Fort St. John. It is currently 8:22 PM in Fort St. John and 8:22 PM in Vernon.

Yes, the driving distance between Fort St. John to Vernon is 1156 km. It takes approximately 15 h 6 min to drive from Fort St. John to Vernon.

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Central Mountain Air, Air Canada and WestJet offer flights from Fort St John Airport to Kelowna Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Vernon. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fort St. John to Fort St John Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $25 - $31.

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